He emphasizes the Prisoners' Dilemma
and its applications and details six ways to change games (commitment, regulation, cartelization, retaliation, trust, and relationships), which involve the Prisoners' Dilemma
and other game-theory ideas (the timing of moves, strategic evolution, and equilibrium), then applies the approach to real strategic problems: how to keep prices low on the internet, how to build trust on eBay, how to reverse the global trend toward antibiotic resistance that could lead to diseases like tuberculosis, how to avoid regulatory failures in fisheries management, how to reform real estate agency, and how to relieve emergency departments of the burden of drug addicts seeking narcotic pain medications.
places its [legislative] advocates in a prisoners' dilemma
In this paper, we study the effect of equilibrium punishment threats on cooperation in a finitely repeated prisoners' dilemma
Laboratory experiments based on prisoners' dilemma
games and simulations of the commons dilemma have shown that a major factor contributing to co-operation is contact between agents.
Altogether, this suggests that incumbents may face a prisoners' dilemma
It may be useful to recall that in the paradigmatic case of the prisoners' dilemma
, the two detainees were NOT allowed to confer.
This is a classical prisoners' dilemma
, wherein societies (and individuals) can pursue the prudent, more equitable, path safely only if others do the same.
The story of the prisoners' dilemma
is based on two men, charged with a joint violation of a law, and held separately by the police.
This payoff structure is known as "the prisoners' dilemma
Robert Jervis's article "Cooperation under the Security Dilemma" is the best known theoretical example of the prisoners' dilemma
used during the height of the Cold War to examine US-Soviet relations in light of strategic nuclear weapons.
The prisoners' dilemma
is a ubiquitous problem that can be effectively addressed by good leaders, but which is a major obstacle to achieving good leadership.
Two forms of 2 x 2 games, Prisoners' Dilemma
and Chicken, are applied to international crises involving the United States and the Soviet Union.